SX0T Senior Member Joined: 5 Oct 2011 Posts: 10 Location: Illinois Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: Aeropress, Moka pot Grinder: Cheap blade - looking into... Drip: Chemex, French Press
Posted Wed Aug 21, 2013, 7:50pm Subject: Help finding roasters!!
I just moved from Illinois where I had access to a pretty large share of great roasters (Metropolis, MadCap, Intelligentsia, Thirty-Thirty etc. etc.), but I have recently moved to the "middle of nowhere Colorado" (Gunnison, CO to be precise). I am finding the lack of good roasters that are accessible to me to be extremely depressing and my coffee habit/hobby are suffering.
So my question is this - Anyone out there have recommendations of roasters that offer Free Shipping on their websites? I know it's a bit of a tough question, but shipping really kills most online coffee purchases - so I'm looking for ones that offer free shipping.
If anyone has any thoughts/recommendations - or just wants to chat coffee. Let me know!
calblacksmith Moderator Joined: 25 Nov 2007 Posts: 8,153 Location: Riverside, Ca, U.S.A. Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: ECM Vene. A1, La Cimbali M32 Grinder: Azkoyen Capriccio, Major Vac Pot: 40s era Silex Drip: Msl. Com. brewers Roaster: gave it a try, decided no
Posted Thu Aug 22, 2013, 6:32am Subject: Re: Help finding roasters!!
For one pound at a time I do not know of any.. I have had special .... limited time offer free shipping on a few purchases when buying over 5 pounds at a time but for smaller I have not purchased from any vendor who provides free shipping.
Have you looked into buying large lots then freezing? It is a method of purchasing that works for me. YMMV!
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